Friday, March 5, 2010

SmartKnitKIDS Review

It may be a "secret" to some.. but for those people who have lived with me.. it's no secret. I HATE sock seams.  I don't like the way they feel against my toes.  I don't like when my sock gets twisted (even a tiny bit) and the seam then runs crooked across my toes.  I just don't like it.  Now.. does Kylee complain about her socks with seams? No. She's too young.  But.. when I was asked by Rose from SmartKnitKIDS if I wanted to do a review of their socks, I jumped right on it. Why?  Because SmartKnitKIDS makes seamless socks!  It's true. Socks with no seams.  (My dream come true!)

From the SmartKnitKids website:

"SmartKnitKIDS® patented seamless socks are perfect for children experiencing sensory processing differences, hypersensitivity or who simply can’t stand annoying seams! These super soft socks for sensitive little feet will not wrinkle or bunch and are proven to reduce irritation."

I asked for the size small ankle sock for toddlers.  I asked to be sent a pair in either white or pink.  Well surprise! .. Rose sent me 2 pairs of white and a pair of pink.  I told you.  She's a total sweetheart.  It was also perfect timing because they day they were delivered to us I just happened to be doing Kylee's laundry.  So she actually got to wear them to bed that night!  (Did I mention how fast the shipping was?!  Like 2 days later kind of shipping.. and I dig that!)

So.. what are the likes and dislikes I have for these socks?

Well... let's start with the good.

* No seams!!
* They really “hug” the foot which reduces wrinkling
*No sweaty feet at the end of the day  (the material these socks are made with actually wick moisture AWAY from the foot!)
*They are also anti-microbial, inhibiting fungal odor-causing bacteria.  (Who wants to deal with yucky fungal bacteria junk?)
*The Halo Top™ keeps her socks from slipping down her leg
*The "No Heel" design means that I can put the sock on pretty much any way I want.  (Which is very helpful when you're getting a toddler dressed who doesn't want to cooperate!)

*I am a huge fan of color!  And I wish there were more color options
*They do leave slight marking on my chunky legged girl. But, not NEARLY as much as the regular socks do.  With other socks she'll get a deep red imprint on her leg.  With these socks it's barely there and it's usually only after she's worn them 13-14 hours to sleep in.

So my overall opinion is that these socks are GREAT!  We'll be buying more in the future and hopefully there will be a few more colors to choose from!  Thanks SmartKnitKIDS, you've made fans out of us!


Jessica said...

oh, i might need to try some of those...ethan's socks always get wonky on his feet.